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Smart tags: the formula to stop wasting food? 

 valente villamil I el financiero I 28 March 2016

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To decrease losses in supermarkets and warn consumers, the firm PA Consulting prepares the manufacturing of smart tags attached to products that, as they approach their expiration date, automatically fall in price.

Commenting on this topic, David Hickie states: "In communications, automation, finance, in all sectors the revolution has been digital and if we apply this revolution to the agricultural world, we could start thinking about systems to minimize losses in supermarkets." 

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David continued: “All these technologies are coming and they’re the combination of the physical world with the digital world.” 

“Shortly you will be able to design, select and customize your product, then send the information to the manufacturer who can make your product in a high-speed line,” David concluded. 

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